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African Americans on television : race-ing for ratings / David J. Leonard and Lisa A. Guerrero, editors
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PN1992.8.A34 A48 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans on television
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States
Television and politics -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 455 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Our regularly scheduled program / David J. Leonard and Lisa A. Guerrero -- Consciousness on television: black power and mainstream narratives / David J. Leonard -- An interview with John Amos / Tammy L. Brown -- Looking for Lionel: making whiteness and blackness in All in the Family and The Jeffersons / Lisa Woolfork -- What's your name? Roots, race, and popular memory in post-civil rights America / C. Richard King -- More serious than money: on Our Gang, Diff'rent Strokes, and Webster / Jared Sexton -- Post-racial, post civil rights: The Cosby Show and the national imagination / David J. Leonard -- A different sort of blackness: A Different World in a post- Cosby landscape / David J. Leonard -- Just another family comedy: Family Matters and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air / Shiron V. Patterson -- Single black female: representing the modern black woman in Living Single / Lisa A. Guerrero -- The black family in the new millennium: The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and Everybody Hates Chris / Qiana M. Cutts -- Blackness and children's programming: Sesame Street, A.N.T. Farm and The LeBrons / David J. Leonard -- "Black" comedy: the serious business of humor in In Living Color, Chappelle's Show, and The Boondocks / Lisa A. Guerrero -- Selling blackness: commercials + hip hop athletes hocking products / Regina N. Bradley -- The queen of television: Oprah Winfrey in relation to self and as a cultural icon / Billye N. Rhodes and Kristal Moore Clemons -- Tyler Perry takes over TV / Bettina L. Love -- B(l)ack in the kitchen: Food Network / Lisa A. Guerrero -- Ratchet responsibility: the struggle of representation and black entertainment television / Kristen J. Warner -- White authorship and the counterfeit politics of verisimilitude on The Wire / Michael Johnson Jr. -- Representations of representation: urban life and media in season five of The Wire / Bhoomi K. Thakore -- La-La's fundamental rupture: True Blood's Lafayette and the deconstruction of normal / Kaila Adia Story -- Can the black woman shout?: a meditation on "real" and utopian depictions of African American women on scripted television / Rebecca Wanzo -- Scandal and black women in television / Kwakiutl L. Dreher -- "Get a crew . . . and make it happen": Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl and new media's potential for self-definition / Phillip Lamarr Cunningham -- Performing "blackness": Barack Obama, sport, and the mediated politics of identity / Michael D. Giardina and Kyle S. Bunds -- "New normal" in American television? Race, gender, blackness, and the new racism / Paula Groves Price
NOTE 539758
Alternate Author Leonard, David J. editor of compilation
Guerrero, Lisa editor of compilation

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